Snake Handlers and Venom Drinkers
LINK to “Christianity’s Relationship To The Serpent Symbolism”
look at the verses and reasoning
This is a literalist tradition which is very dangerous. It is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of scripture.
add one or two video summaries of snake handling churches
What scripture is this tradition based on?
quote bible, jesus says “raise up the serpent in the wilderness” and the few lines tacked onto the end of Matthew…
A look at the snake-handling churches of Appalachia
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Hindus also have a tradition vaguely similar to this?